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  • Hello, I did a fresh installation of WordPress 2.7 from Fantastico. When i try to go to the blog, it keeps having a redirect loop and firefox says the following:

    “Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.”

    I have recently added the following code in the ROOT of the website (blog is installed in /swordblog). You can see my .htaccess file below that is in the root directory. I have it forwarding all requests to Well this seems to be causing an endless loop when trying to login to wordpress or trying to go to the blog. Any suggestions? Thanks

    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /

    RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^
    RewriteRule (.*)$1 [R=301,L]

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  • To make WordPress available at just change in Settings->General, the Blog address (URL) to and put this index.php file in your web-root folder (it is the same folder that contains the swordblog folder)

    /* Short and sweet */
    define('WP_USE_THEMES', true);

    Then update your permalinks in Settings->Permalinks.

    Or course get rid of that .htaccess

    This concept is explained in:

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